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Ransomware, zero-day exploits keep network security pros scrambling

June 14, 2024

Via: Network World

The networks that enable today’s hyper-distributed enterprises face persistent and emerging security challenges. One of those challenges is ransomware. While it’s not a new problem, “attacks are getting more and more sophisticated,” said Neil Anderson, vice president of cloud, infrastructure […]


Security

Encryption as a Cloud-to-Cloud Network Security Strategy

June 12, 2024

Via: Network Computing

In 2023, 76% of companies were actively using multiple clouds and were engaged in cloud-to-cloud and cloud-to-on-prem data transmissions. Additionally, 74% of companies said they were either implemented or moving to a hybrid IT architecture that included both cloud and […]


Security

3 reasons users can’t stop making security mistakes — unless you address them

May 31, 2024

Via: CSO Online

Risks associated with cybersecurity continue to evolve, but one challenge remains a constant for CISOs: managing human error. Even with advanced solutions and sophisticated protocols in place, employees continue to inadvertently expose sensitive data and systems to cyber threats. Verizon’s […]


Security

What is a Zero Trust Network and How Does it Work?

May 22, 2024

Via: Network Computing

A zero trust network is true to its namesake: zero trust. Zero trust networks provide continuous authentication of users and activities on the network. This is in contrast to what traditional network authorization schemes do: authenticate users once, at the […]


Security

What is a digital twin and why is it important to IoT?

May 9, 2024

Via: Network World

The use of digital twins – digital representations that mimic the structure and behavior of physical objects or systems – is on the rise. Digital twin technology has moved beyond manufacturing, where it got its start, and into many other […]


Security

Does new security need to be old again?

May 7, 2024

Via: Network World

There are lots of ways bad actors could get into a network these days, and most of them will sooner or later involve accessing something they shouldn’t. Relationships with, and among, applications are called “sessions” – so, session control should […]


Security

At RSA, Cisco unveils Splunk integrations, Hypershield upgrades

May 6, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco promised to quickly integrate the security technology it gained in its $28 billion Splunk acquisition, and it has set that process in motion by adding tie-ins to its extended detection and response (XDR) service, among other moves aimed at […]


Security

Arista targets lateral security threat in campus and data center networks

May 1, 2024

Via: Network World

Arista Networks is bolstering a key part of its security software with new features that help customers reduce the blast radius of security breaches by setting up “microperimeters” to restrict lateral movement in campus and data center networks. The new […]


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4 reasons firewalls and VPNs are exposing organizations to breaches

April 30, 2024

Via: Network World

Firewalls and VPNs are exposing organizations to breaches. It may seem counterintuitive due to the fact that the two have been go-to security tools for decades—but therein lies the problem. They were designed for a time when work was done […]


Monitoring&Analysis

IBM’s Mike Haynes on the Importance of Real-time Traffic Visibility for Network Security

April 24, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

In a recent interview, Ariana Lynn, Principal Analyst at The Fast Mode spoke to Mike Haynes, Global Network Cloud Solution Sales Leader for Telecoms/M&E at IBM on the impact of traffic visibility on modern IP networks. Mike joins us in […]


Security

Cisco marries AI and security with cloud-based data center offering

April 18, 2024

Via: Network World

Cisco is tying together the intelligence of AI with the power of the cloud to deliver a system it says will proactively protect distributed applications, devices and data located across public and private data centers and clouds. The new architecture, […]


Security

Beyond Disillusionment: Telcos’ Gateway to SASE Opportunities

April 8, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

In today’s rapidly evolving digital world, the concept of Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) has emerged as a beacon of innovation, promising to redefine network security and access. However, as we delve deeper into the state of the SASE market, […]


Security

Mobile Survey Identifies Global Security Gaps as Networks Converge

March 28, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Once upon a time, there were three discrete types of networks: enterprise, industrial, and telecommunications. They had their own borders and their own security rules. But the Internet swooped in and took a sledgehammer to the walls around the enterprise. […]


Security

4 reasons to consider a network digital twin

March 25, 2024

Via: Network World

The use of digital twins – digital representations of physical objects or systems – is on the rise. Enterprises can use digital twins to replicate their IT environments, including infrastructure, network equipment, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and then […]


Editorial

SD-WAN Decoded: Network Management for Modern Businesses

March 22, 2024

Via: Mary Gamet

The landscape of network and security is experiencing a significant transformation. Think of network and security changes like a giant puzzle. Many of today’s data communication tools are becoming obsolete. Old pieces break all the time, people find new ones […]


Security

2023 global network outage report and internet health check

March 22, 2024

Via: Network World

Internet report for December 11-17, 2023 ThousandEyes reported 175 global network outage events across ISPs, cloud service provider networks, collaboration app networks and edge networks (including DNS, content delivery networks, and security as a service) during the week of December […]


Security

Building a Zero Trust network with security-first, AI-powered networking

March 14, 2024

Via: Network World

Innovation can be a revenue driver, yet tension between innovation and risk may negatively impact an organization’s ability to innovate, according to research published by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The report, The innovation vs. risk conundrum, revealed that organizations with a […]


Security

Law Enforcement Agencies Boost Efficiency through Graphiant’s Cutting-Edge Network Solution

March 13, 2024

Via: The Fast Mode

Graphiant, a provider of next-generation edge services, today announces a successful collaboration with Rampart CIO, a municipal cybersecurity consulting firm. Rampart CIO works with a municipality in South Carolina that faced the challenge of securely transmitting end-to-end encrypted communication from […]


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Chinese espionage a prime concern for connected vehicles

March 12, 2024

Via: CSO Online

On February 29, US President Joe Biden announced “unprecedented actions to ensure that cars on US roads from countries of concern like China do not undermine our national security.” He asked the Commerce Department to launch an advanced rulemaking (ANPRM) […]


Security

Remote work keeps driving network innovation

March 11, 2024

Via: Network World

The Covid-19 pandemic drove a wide swath of the economy into work-from-home and hybrid environments, and now many corporations are pushing employees to come back to the office fulltime. In recent ResumeBuilder survey of 1,000 corporate decision makers, 90% of […]